This issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery, Guest Edited by Dr. Kevin C. Chung, is devoted to Repairing and Reconstructing the Hand and Wrist. This issue will cover both soft tissue and the bone and joint. Articles in this issue include: Approach to Fingertip Injuries; Soft Tissue Coverage of the Digits and Hands; Nerve Compression in the Upper Limb; Flexor Tendon Injuries; Tendon Transfers for Peripheral Nerve Palsies; Tendinopathy; Managing Swan-Neck and Boutonniere Deformities; The Pathogenesis and Treatment of the Stiff Digit; Nerve Tumors of the Upper Extremity; Managing Mutilating Hand Injuries; Efficiency in Digital and Hand Replantation; Hand Infections; Management of Extensor Tendon Injuries After the Flexor Tendon; Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis; Principles of Phalangeal and Metacarpal Fracture Treatment; Pediatric Hand and Wrist Fractures; Injuries Around the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint; Treatment of Carpal and Distal Radioulnar Joint Instability; Common Carpal Bone Fractures; Joint Fusion and Arthroplasty in the Hand; and Treatment of Common Congenital Hand Conditions.
By Kevin C. Chung, MD, MS, Charles B.G. De Nancrede Professor in Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery; Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs, Associate Director for Global REACH, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan